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The mind and universe confide. Between
Them, they are one. Like lovers devoted.
They share fluctuations on an ocean
Wave, washing mindful shores, to redeem
Those sparkling pearls, that have formed along.
Pearls of wisdom and love, confounding one
On sands that motion to and fro, unseen.
Like lovers they, the mind and universe 
Converge – inseparable – beholding
One another. Cosmic thoughts emerge
Like bubbles on the ocean waves, changing
Detailed rhythms – familiar all the same.

Together, they hear a song; they dance as
Lovers do – mirroring both reflections. 

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  1. Date: 8/26/2010 9:20:00 PM
    congrats! on your featured poem of the week"

  1. Date: 8/26/2010 7:59:00 AM
    Hello, David congratulation for having your poem featured this week . It is an awesome poem,..p.d.

  1. Date: 8/26/2010 7:54:00 AM

  1. Date: 8/23/2010 9:41:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week David. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/23/2010 5:49:00 AM
    congrats on the featured poem this week! well written!

  1. Date: 8/22/2010 7:30:00 PM
    Congratulations on this beautiful poem being featured David. You already know it is a favorite of mine! I was so happy to see it being featured. Love, Connie

  1. Date: 8/22/2010 4:22:00 PM
    Congrats David my friend on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a great one to share with us all... well its official.. am married and now am Mrs. "Sweetheart"..luv..ciao..

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 4:56:00 PM
    thats beautiful(: the universe completes the mind as the mind fulfills the universe. wonderful, David.a fav ~Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 10:25:00 AM
    This is awesome David. Penetrates the heart of a poet seeking the same path. Into my fav's. Aloha, Connie

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 8:45:00 AM
    What a wonderful day to be reading poetry of others. I am so happy your poetry is among those I am reading this morning David. I wish you as I wish all my fellow poets the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. It is a pleasure to me to read my fellow poets poetry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/18/2010 12:33:00 AM
    Simply beautiful!Celene!

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 8:49:00 PM
    Such harmony is grant to behold, David! Amazing write! Very inspiring and creative!

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 7:00:00 PM
    this is really lovely, David. Tell me your sign. Someting in the way you express your images seems like a water or air sign to me! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 4:39:00 PM
    David, everything is a simple task as our minds flow with the Universe and collide as one.. In our souls we are the Universe and the Universe is our space for our motions and emotions to overflow. With the greatest feelings we own and we are all one, source of energy called love.. Enjoyed your clever and brilliant poem,..p.d.

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 4:20:00 PM
    Smile ~ "Yes," very beautiful reflections and thoughts of possibilities penned here my dear profoundly soulful and gifted friend! As a matter of fact Dear David, I believe that I shall favor this pearl as I also did Your last gem of which I gladly read! "Very Beautiful" ~ "Much Love & Warmth Always, to You & Your Loves," John! ~ Smile, "Have A Beautiful & Heavenly Evening My Dear Friend;" Bye!:) ~

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 3:08:00 PM
    Sometimes our most profound thoughts come when we feel like we are "one with the universe," David. Very intelligent and provocative sonnet! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/17/2010 3:07:00 PM
    Like the topic and the presentation of the idea..Good job..Sara